This Wasnt Even Supposed to Be A Hunt!!!

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by 7mmRemMag, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. 7mmRemMag

    7mmRemMag Well-Known Member

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    I went out to shoot at the 500 and 600 yard target out at our lease, at our long range set up. And look what stepped out into the shooting lane! I passed him up to my buddy stric9 because I already shot a 10 pointer early last week. He was asleep in the truck and I actually debated it for a few seconds or so.... But I decided to wake him up and he did a heck of a shot! 300 yards placed that 7mm Rem Mag Berger VLD right in that bucks chest and dropped him dead after a short 20 yard run.

    What do you all think? Would you have woke him up? LOL
    All I have to say is that its not often a buck comes into your long range setup. But he had to follow that doe! lol Big mistake for him! We will remember this one for a long time!

    Here are some of the pictures.....

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    Stric9 and His Kill

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    Stric9 and the future hunter

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    I had to get a picture with this awesome buck.
     
  2. Steve7mm08

    Steve7mm08 Well-Known Member

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    Thats a nice buck, theres room on my wall for one of those
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Yawn, good decision.:cool:
     
  4. 7mmRemMag

    7mmRemMag Well-Known Member

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    LOL! That's what I said when we drove down range to recover the buck! Especially after seeing him. There was no ground shrinkage on this one, and the pictures don't do this buck justice because there is a lot of character in those antlers.
     
  5. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Nice looking buck.
    I am going to shoot one off my range this year, if the right one steps out. I shoot here everyday and until deer season started most days I was shooting over the backs of deer. They have learned to ignore the sound of gun fire and of the little toyota driving down to the target.
     
  6. 7mmRemMag

    7mmRemMag Well-Known Member

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    Thats definately a good thing when it comes to hunting cause it make things a little easier when their not so spooked. I forgot to mention that this buck had already been shot at. He had a flesh wound from a bullet that grazed the back of his neck.
     
  7. Buffalobob

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    Interesting brow tines.
     
  8. RugerM77.270

    RugerM77.270 Well-Known Member

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    Dude I for one would have woke my friend up too. That's a big deer and I would need help getting him in the back of the truck.
     
  9. silvertip-co

    silvertip-co Well-Known Member

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    Cool. We should all be so lucky. Congrats on a nice buck.
     
  10. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

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    That's a nice buck!!! Yes I would have woke my buddy up. I have to wake up Jimbo300 every time we go hunting. LOL
     
  11. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Good going!

    I know I would have also waken him up.

    You did what a good friend would do!
     
  12. 7mmRemMag

    7mmRemMag Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully I will get lucky before the season ends. lol But anyway were both happy, he's a good deer.
     
  13. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    I've had a similar dilema most of this season. I've killed five deer this year including a big eight point. My cousin (on who's land I hunt) hasn't killed one yet. So I've been working hard to get a deer in front of him. If that big buck stepped out, I would have to wake him up.
     
  14. 7mmRemMag

    7mmRemMag Well-Known Member

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    That's what friends are for. I'm going to be spending new years out at the ranch. Another property my dad owns in a different county, hopefully I will be rewarded with a trophy out there! LOL